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Book Review: Paper Butterfly by Diane Wei Liang

The 1989 Chinese student movement that ended in blood underlies the cause and effects in this detective novel. Read More »

Book Review: Global Shanghai, 1850-2010 by Jeffrey Wasserstrom

Snapshots of Shanghai's globalization and re-globalization history. Read More »

Book Review: Postcards from Tomorrow Square – Reports from China by James Fallows

This book enquires into the heart of some of the most important issues facing China and America. Read More »

Book Review: The Coming China Wars – Where They Will Be Fought and How They Can Be Won by Peter Navarro

Telling people in China, or any developing nation, to give up getting rich quickly is like telling Americans to give up 80% of their wealth. Read More »

Book Review: A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers by Guo Xiaolu

About one third into Guo Xiaolu’s novel A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers , a man at an English pub says to the confused protagonist, a young Chinese woman named Z, “English is a bloody nightmare, isn’t it?” Yet the author, who writes in her second language, is capable of turning a nightmare into muse. Have you ever talked to ... Read More »

What? Five Chinese Novels in NYT Sunday Book Review

If nothing else positive comes out of the Beijing Olympics, calling the West's attention to Chinese literature is at least one good thing. Read More »